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HJF Names New Chief Human Resources Officer

BETHESDA, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine, Inc. (HJF) announced today that it has named John W. Sigmon as Chief Human Resources Officer, effective Oct. 16. He will be a member of the organization’s Executive Team and report to President and CEO Joseph Caravalho, Jr., MD.

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John W. Sigmon has been named the new Chief Human Resources Officer for The Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine, Inc. (Photo: Business Wire)

“Our people are the heart and soul of HJF,” Caravalho said. “With his vast experience in leading world-class teams and his dedication to fostering innovation and excellence, John will leverage our talented men and women for both individual and organizational success. I expect he will soon make HJF the organization of choice for talented professionals wishing to make a difference for the good of our nation’s warfighters.”

Sigmon joins HJF from AARP, where he rose from Senior Human Resources Business Partner to Vice President, Group Human Resources Consulting Services, and then to Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer. In his most recent role, he was responsible for a human resources enterprise of more than 2,200 employees that spanned all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

Before joining AARP, Sigmon worked in human resources at the U.S. Library of Congress, U.S. Federal Election Commission, Government Accountability Office, Department of Health and Human Services, and the National Naval Medical Center. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Liberal Studies from Western Illinois University and a Master of Public Health in Administration and Policy from the University of North Carolina.

As one of the largest not-for-profit organizations in the Washington, D.C., area, HJF employs more than 2,200 individuals across the U.S. An additional 450 employees work internationally.

The Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine, Inc. (HJF) is a private, not-for-profit organization established in 1983 and authorized by Congress to support medical research and education at Uniformed Services University and throughout the military. HJF is headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland. For more information, visit www.hjf.org.

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The Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine, Inc.
JoAnn Sperber, 240-694-2163
Director of Communications
jsperber@hjf.org

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